349 Kent Avenue

10-Unit Mixed-Use Building Coming to 349 Kent Avenue, Williamsburg

Eugene Bushinger, doing business as 351 Kent Realty LLC, has filed applications for a six-story, 10-unit mixed-use building measuring 8,723 square feet at 349 Kent Avenue, near the Williamsburg Bridge on the waterfront. Wai Man Chow, of Workshop Design + Architecture, is designing, and a retail component measures 923 square feet. The existing single-story structure passed pre-demolition inspection in April.




529 Presidential Street

Five-Story Hotel Still Planned for Vacant Lot At 529 President Street, Gowanus

Newly filed construction applications have revived plans filed in 2013 at the vacant parcel spanning 529-543 President Street, in Gowanus, where RJ Hospitality is to construct a five-story, 101-key hotel measuring roughly 31,100 square feet. Raymond Chan is designing, and the site’s former single-story predecessor had been demolished in 2008.


Riverside Center Building 1

Vision: Arquitectonica’s Design for Building 1, at Extell’s Riverside Center

While both 1 and 21 West End Avenue are already under construction, the Riverside South master plan’s “Building 1,” on the corner of West 61st Street and Riverside Boulevard, does not yet have an announced design. YIMBY has now obtained images showing Arquitectonica’s submitted plans, which show two different versions, one of which features a dramatic sloped cantilever outwards towards the West Side Highway.

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